Maths Catch-Up Opportunities

The following two maths catch-up opportunities may be suitable for primary aged children and could be useful to share with parents, especially in the lead up towards the summer holiday. Splashlearn has a whole set of apps for different ages – they are all also...

Two Useful Reading Apps

The following two useful reading apps, both suitable for primary aged children, may be useful to share with parents, especially in the lead up towards the summer holiday. Reading apps, including games and activities: Dotopedia, created by the Canadian Broadcasting...

Pictures to Use in Class

Pictures to use in class projects have been gathered by several groups – pics4learning.com is one such group. “Pics4Learning is a curated image library that is safe and free for education. Teachers and students can use the copyright-friendly photos and...

Music for Video Projects

Music for video projects can be a bit of a nightmare – using the most up to date pop song as a background is totally illegal and finding nice music that is permissible to use can be tricky. There is a lot that is offered as royalty free – but one has to pay for...

Climate Change Teaching Resources

Climate change teaching resources have recently been provided by the Educational Foundation, linked to The Economist. The Educational Foundation runs the new themed events for children, the ideas started as weekly club events but the resources can easily be used in...

The Compassion Project 

The Compassion Project  is a programme that uses storytelling, reflection, videos and more to help children develop skills of empathy and understanding. The activities covered in the programme will encourage and enable them to build the qualities needed for healthy...

Weather Teaching Resources

Weather teaching resources are freely shared by MetLink (The Royal Meteorological, Society). It is necessary to filter the resources as everything that shows upon opening Teaching Resources page is for secondary schools. However,  setting filters of “weather” and...

99 Math

99 Math – free Maths games for all!  If you need a free resource to aid the catch-up after the COVID pandemic shutdowns, this site may be really useful to you. 99 Math is a maths games website, free for schools and home users.  It boasts a one minute set up time,...